Aselsan adds new capability to SARP
Aselsan announced in early January that it has configured its Stabilised Advanced Remote Weapon Platform (SARP) to fire the ATOM 40mm high-velocity airburst grenade, after the Turkish manufacturer completed integration and test-firing activities against static targets in June 2021.
The 40mm ATOM grenade broadly resembles the in-service 35mm ATOM, but the latter arms low-altitude air defence systems whereas the newer grenade offers a kinetic attack capability against small UASs with a time-programmable fuse.
According to Aselsan, its 40mm ATOM grenade launcher can be integrated into all of the approximately 2,500 SARP remote weapons stations in use with the Turkish armed forces.
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